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A reformist candidate won the vote, but in an ominous sign for upcoming national elections, the outcome was nixed on a dubious technicality.

Un candidat reformist a câștigat scrutinul, dar, ca semnal amenințător pentru alegerile naționale viitoare, rezultatul acesta a fost anulat prin tehnici dubioase

Freedom House mourns the passing of James S. Denton, who died this week in Washington, D.C.

The decision to withdrawn the United States from the United Nations Human Rights Council is counterproductive for U.S. security and foreign policy and will make it more difficult to advance human rights and aid victims of abuse. 

We the undersigned are deeply disappointed with the Administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from the United Nations Human Rights Council, the premier intergovernmental human rights body at the global level. This decision is counterproductive to American national security and foreign policy interests and will make it more difficult to advance human rights priorities and aid victims of abuse around the world.

In response to the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the border with Mexico and then placing them in detention, Freedom House issued a statement.

A Saudi-led military coalition detained two prominent Yemeni human rights defenders as they prepared to fly out of the country. 

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